I have a requirement to brand SharePoint 2013 MySite. But in order to do that I need to perform Feature Stapling, and that requires Visual Studio installed on the machine that is hosting MySite. I had Visual Studio installed on one of the machines but was having the following error:
So I updated the hosts file as per this article:
But I am having the same error. I am leaning to suspect that SharePoint 2013 MySite is not hosted on that machine. How do I find out what server is hosting SharePoint 2013 site. So I do not get the above error and can use Visual Studio to brand SharePoint 2013 MySite.